Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Holiday Hours

The Archdale Public Library will be closed on:
  • Wednesday, December 24
  • Thursday, December 25
  • Friday, December 26
We will resume regular hours on Saturday, December 27 (9-5).

As always, you can search for materials, check your account and renew items on the library's website.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Archdale-Trinity High School Redistricting Map

The Archdale-Trinity High School Redistricting Map is available at the Archdale Library. The map shows the preliminary district lines for Trinity and Wheatmore High Schools. The map also shows the re-districting of the Archdale-Trinity and Braxton Craven Middle Schools.

You can also see the map on the Randolph County School System website.

The library does not have individual copies of the map. We only have the large map provided by the school system.

Thursday, December 04, 2008

All Aboard the Arctic Express!

All Aboard!

This holiday season treat your kids to a program that is trainloads of fun. Join Conductor Steve as he takes your kids on a magical train ride around the world to learn about winter festivals.
This program takes an entertaining look at a variety of winter festivals and holidays from around the world.

Sensitive to the diversity within our culture, Steve combines a unique blend of “education and entertainment” to creatively teach your young readers about holidays like: Diwali, Kwanzaa, Solstice, Lunar New Year, Ramadan, Hanukkah, and of course, Christmas.

Tuesday, December 9 at 7:00 pm
Archdale Public Library
Call 431-3811 for more details!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Archdale Public Library will be closed the following days for the Thanksgiving Holiday:
  • Thursday, November 27
  • Friday, November 28
  • Saturday, November 29

The library does not have Sunday hours.

We will re-open at 9:00 am on Monday, November 30.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Book Sale Bargains!

Over the next few days, we will be having our plastic grocery bag sale at the Archdale Library!

Fill up as many plastic grocery bags with books from the book sale and only pay $3.00 per bag! The library is providing the bags.

Books go fast during the bag sale and we hope to have the room emptied by Saturday, November 22.

Call 336-431-3811 for more information!

Friday, November 07, 2008

Book Sale!

Join us from 9am - 2pm on Saturday, November 15, for the Library's Used Book Sale!

Hardback books are $2.00
Trade Paperbacks are $1.00
Paperbacks are 50 cents
Children's books are 50 cents
DVDs and videos are $1.00

Donations are still being accepted!

Don't forget to take the Library survey:

The survey is being conducted by members of the Library School at UNC-G for their management class. The more people that answer the questions, the better!

Friday, October 31, 2008

Motor Madness!

Early Voting at the Archdale Public Library will continue until 6:00pm on Friday, October 31, 2008. The last day for Early Voting is Saturday, November 1 from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Wowbrary! Get the Latest New Book Information!

The library now offers three ways for you to get a weekly update of all of the new books, DVDs and audiobooks that the library has added.
  • The library catalog has a Newest Arrivals page. You can always click on the tab to see the latest additions.
  • You can sign up to receive the update through e-mail. WowBrary will ask for your zip code (you can just enter 27263) and your e-mail. Currently, the update comes out every Saturday morning.
  • You can also sign up for the RSS Feed by clicking here.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Early Voting @ the Library

Early voting has begun at the Archdale Public Library. Anyone that is eligible to vote in Randolph County can vote during posted hours.

Call the Board of Elections at 336-819-3900 for more information.

For information on registering to vote and voting during the Early Voting period, click here.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Invasion of the Dolls...

Lynda Hinshaw has brought a small portion of her Raggedy Ann and Andy collection to display at the library during the month of October.

Stop by and see the full display in our lobby!

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Library Wellness Program!

Join us on Thursday, October 9 at 7:00 pm for a wellness program presented by Dr. Bradley Walter.

Call 431-3811 for more information.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Randolph Reads!

Join the Randolph County Public Library during the months of September and October for Randolph Reads!

This year, we are reading A Home On the Field: how one championship team inspires hope for the revival of small town America by Paul Caudros.

A Home on the Field is Paul Cuadros’s unforgettable account of his three seasons coaching “Los Jets” of Jordan Matthews High School, a team of under-appreciated young Latino soccer players in an all-football town who overcame prejudice, poverty and the odds to become champions.

The Archdale Library discussion group will be held on Friday, September 26 at 12:00.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Friday, August 01, 2008

We Have a Winner!

T.J. McGee is the winner of our Greensboro Grasshoppers prize in the Teen Summer Reading Program.

T.J. received two tickets, a photo and a Grasshoppers t-shirt!


Thursday, July 10, 2008

Help Us Fill the Bus!

School Supply Drive!

July 14 – August 10, 2008

Bring these items to help area students get the school year started right:

  • book bags - no wheels
  • 3-ring binders
  • wide-ruled notebook paper
  • pencils
  • pens - black, blue, or red ink
  • subject dividers
  • colored pencils
  • highlighters
  • crayons
  • pencil bags and pencil boxes
  • composition books - one, three, or five subject
  • student scissors
  • 3-prong folders - any color
  • erasers
  • markers - thin or broad tip
  • marbled composition books

Supplies will go to:
Communities In Schools of Randolph County
6068 Suits Road
Archdale, NC 27263
to benefit students in our local schools.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Keep the Fleas Away!

Join us in Wednesday, June 25 at 10:30 to see how to Keep the Fleas Away! presented by the Randolph County Humane Society.

Learn how to "Keep the Fleas Away!" with the Randolph County's Humane Society.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Digeridoo This Wednesday!

Join us this Wednesday, June 18 @ 10:30 am for Didgeridoo Down Under.

Digeridoo Down Under is an Australian-themed, family-friendly show that combines music, art, storytelling, dancing, puppetry, comedy, environmental education and audience participation with messages about reading, and respect for all cultures and creatures. More at www.didgrevolution.com.

The event is free and open to the public.

As a reminder to parents, all children ages 6 and younger must be accompanied by a parent / legal guardian for their entire stay at the library.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Summer Reading 2008

Stop in and register for the 2008 Summer Reading Program Catch the Reading Blog.

We are offering programs each week. Stop by for a copy of the schedule or check here for an online calendar!

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Book Sale!

Archdale Library Friends
Used Book Sale
Saturday, May 17, 2008
9:00am to 2:00pm

Monday, May 05, 2008

John Lawrence Artwork

We have artwork on display from the students of John Lawrence Elementary on display this month.

you can see the rest of the artwork on the Library's Flickr page.


Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Celebrate Earth Day with Us!

We wanted to share two ways you can celebrate Earth Day with your library.

Donate your used and new books for the book sale!

We are always interested in clean, used books for our sale. Unfortunately, older encyclopedias and musty books don't sell very well. We will be more than happy to give you a tax receipt.

Support the Archdale Library Friends and save bags!

The Archdale Library Friends group is selling canvas tote bags for $5.00 a piece. The bags were donated by First1Bank and all proceeds benefit children's programming and new book purchases. You can use this bag for grocery shopping, trips to the beach and for helping with errands!

Friday, April 18, 2008


The Board of Elections is using the Library's meeting room for Absentee/One-Stop Voting.

Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday May 3, 10:00 am -1:00 pm

Friday, April 11, 2008

Art Explosion @ the Library

Stop by and enjoy the artwork on display this month. In partnership with the Randolph County Partnership for Children, we are displaying artwork from local day cares.


Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Local Author This Evening!

Join us as June Read discusses her new book, Frontier Madam, this evening (Thursday, April 10) at 7:00pm.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Doll Program!


Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Art on Display!

Stop by and see over 100 pieces of art on display by local school students!

Monday, March 03, 2008

Doll Program--Thursday March 6th

Join us from 3-4 pm on Thursday, March 6th for a visit with the High Point Doll Museum Director, Paul Siceloff.

Make sure to bring you special doll with you! Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

The Dough Also Rises!

During February, we are displaying the Pillsbury Doughboy collection of Teresa Taylor. She has been collecting Doughboys for 15 years. Teresa let us know that this is about half of what she owns!

Stop on by and check out the display before it goes away!

Friday, January 18, 2008

College Financial Aid Program

Stop in on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:30 pm for a free program on saving money for college and financial aid. The program is sponsored by CFNC (College Foundation of North Carolina).

Thanks for reading,


Friday, January 11, 2008

New Desks; Future Expansion

We've purchased new computer desks for the public! We should be adding two new computers within the next few weeks. Stay tuned for more details!

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

'Tis the Season!

So far, our tax form supply at the Archdale Library is very limited. If you are looking for a specific form, you can always try the following two sites:
For more information, visit the Library's tax form and publication page.

Thanks for reading,